Visiting Professor, Fall 2012
Yale University, B.A.
Professor Neomi Rao, an associate professor at George Mason School of Law, was a visiting professor for the 2012 fall semester. Her main research interests are constitutional law, administrative law, and jurisprudence.
Before joining George Mason in 2006, Professor Rao served as associate counsel and special assistant to President George W. Bush. She also served as counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, where she was responsible for judicial nominations and constitutional law issues. Between government service, she practiced in the London office of Clifford Chance LLP, specializing in public international law and commercial arbitration.
Professor Rao received her B.A. from Yale University and her J.D. with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School. She clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court and for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
She is a member of the Virginia State Bar and a Qualified Solicitor of England and Wales. She has testified before Congress and is a regular commentator in print and broadcast media.
For further information about Professor Rao, please consult her curriculum vitae.